Today Disneyland guests purchase "passports" that give them the run of the park and its rides. Once upon a time -- more than 20 years ago -- it was a different story.
In recent weeks, the Walt Disney Co. has been ramping up the marketing around Disneyland's 50th anniversary in an attempt to rally attendance and income at its theme parks to pre-Sept. 11 levels.
There are some Imagineers who want to take you to infinity and beyond. And they've spent the last two years figuring out just how to get you there on the Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters attraction…
For many diehard fans, Disneyland means more than just a day at the park -- it's an obsession.
Pete Docter has a confession to make: He tried to re-create the Tiki Room in his Minnesota home as a preteen.
After some pretty rough riding, Disney's California Adventure might finally have something to celebrate when the theme park hosts what's billed as "a madcap and irreverent Block Party Bash" to mark…
Will Keck, an L.A.-based reporter for USA Today, inherited his love of Disney from his father, a huge collector who died when Keck was 5.
Talking to Rick Caruso, the force behind Los Angeles' Grove mall development, about Disneyland is like talking to a physicist about Einstein: It's his element.
After volunteering at the Democratic National Convention in 1960, Harry Shearer was assigned the job of driver. "My assumption was, I would drive delegates to the sports arena where the convention…
Mickey Mouse is a potent symbol. "I've seen him crucified and naked, I've seen him with weapons. I've seen him smoking, drinking. I'm sure Disney wouldn't approve of that -- but I think it's almost a…
The birth of Disneyland provides not only insight into the thinking of Walt Disney, but also the starting point of a tradition that has lived on for 50 years.